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Cherie Z. Hu talks to composer Sean K. Rodan and visual artist Jiye Ha about their work and the intersections of space and time in art.
The Boston Ballet presents Lady of the Camellias.
Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin" in the Harvard Art Museums.
Vann tells a moving story of a memorable protagonist. His novel, at once bleak and poetic, told in shimmering, original figurative language, succeeds in its uncompromising look at family relationships.
Strong acting helps "Stranger" deliver on its premise, and, despite momentary deficiencies of subtlety and a faintly inadequate ending, the play fascinates and unsettles.
“So my thinking was: If a lot of people come, then a lot of people get to hear these great poets. And if nobody comes, instead of feeling like a failure by myself I can go and get drunk with the other poets.”
Although at times tiresome in its stilted dialogue and simplistic characters, “The Buried Giant” is nonetheless a moving parable of remembrance, loss, and the resilience of love.
Kirin Gupta explains the importance of defining a separate space that is one's own.
Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin" is auctioned at Galerie Fisher, Lucerne, in 1939.
A close-up of Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin" in the Harvard Art Museums.
Whatever it is that accounts for the particular allure of Van Gogh’s “Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin” at the Harvard Art Museums, there’s no denying that it is a hard painting to forget. But many visitors may not know is that the painting has a history with richness to match: a ruined friendship, a missing museum, a Nazi art auction. This is that story.